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Six steps to identify corn rootworm damage


Identifying damage in corn roots after pollination can help growers evaluate current management practices and plan ahead for next year.

A good corn crop is taking shape


Without many serious problems to look at, this is a good time to consider whether this corn crop will turn out to be as good as it looks, and what threats might linger as we move into the six weeks over which yield will be made.

Arysta LifeScience registers Dinamic herbicide for corn in China


Arysta LifeScience China and South Asia (CSA) has received registration for Dinamic 70WG herbicide for corn in China.

Corn net sales plummet nearly 50% (07/24/14)

WASDE points to lower prices (07/24/14)

Northern leaf blight prevalent in Iowa (07/24/14)

Invasive weed increasingly taking hold in Kansas (07/23/14)

Rotation resistant and rotation susceptible WCR  (07/23/14)

What insects to watch for in corn, beans and wheat (07/21/14)

Report shows biotech crop varieties continue to be preferred (07/21/14)

Commodity Info



Montana Cash Grain Prices (07/28/14)

Grain Prices @ Illinois Interior Country Elevators (07/28/14)

Interior Iowa Elevator Grain Prices (07/28/14)

Grain Prices Illinois River Barge Points (07/28/14)

Export Grain Bids (07/28/14)

CO/NE/WY Elevator Grain Bids (07/28/14)

East River South Dakota Grain Markets - Closing Elevator Bids (07/28/14)

Kentucky Daily Grain Elevators, Open Bids (07/28/14)

South Carolina Closing Grain Bids (07/28/14)

North Carolina Grain (07/28/14)

Key Reports

Exports: Corn net sales (finally) climb (02/27/14)

Exports: Corn net sales plummet 46 percent (02/21/14)

USDA: Corn sales tumble 25% from last week (02/13/14)

WASDE: Corn prices to stay under $5 (02/10/14)

Exports: Corn net sales bounce to 10-week high (01/30/14)

Export sales: Corn tumbles 16 percent (01/24/14)

USDA: Corn sales start 2014 steady (01/09/14)

Corn exports slowly creep higher (12/19/13)

Corn exports rebound slightly after slow slide (12/12/13)

$4.75 corn in 2014? USDA thinks so (12/10/13)

Market Commentary

Afternoon Comments 07/28

Corn futures followed the soy markets higher. The prospect of a huge fall crop has badly depressed corn futures, but prices rebounded in concert with the soy complex Monday. Talk of surging export demand for soybeans and dryer August weather is apparently supporting the markets. Traders were probably disappointed by the Export Inspections result, but futures acted well anyway. September corn gained 4.75 cents to $3.5775/bushel at their Monday close, while December rose 5.0 cents to $3.7675.
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